Termite Mounds are Never a Pretty Sight in your Home

Termites in the home

For most people in Florida, finding their home has termites instantly fills them with fear. For a homeowner trying to eradicate termites and kill them off is very difficult to do. The only successful way to remove the the problem is have it treated by professionals. They use specialized equipment and treatments.

Termites often go unnoticed and are difficult to locate and find, hiring a professional home inspection company that includes a termite inspection as part of their services is the way to go. A professional inspector can help advise homeowners on the current damage, and the next steps to get rid of the pests and wipe them out of the home.

The subterranean termites found in Florida build their nests underground and create multiple tunnels to gain access to food sources. Unfortunately, food sources are sometimes the wood that is used in the foundation and joist holding up the house. Termites are veracious and can make easy progress through damp and dying wood.

As a homeowner it is wise to check crawl spaces and the foundation area for termite activity and presence. The key to limiting termite damage and their presence is catching it early and getting a specialist to strategize the best treatment plans.

Termites are very small and can enter your building through tiny cracks in the foundation walls and through small holes in the structure at ground level. Termites have the ability to infest any building and cause serious damage to the foundation and that can bring your house crumbling down.

If you are, in any way, concerned about the presence of termites in and around your property it would be highly recommended that you contact a local professional home inspection company. Ask about the different types of inspections they provide and if a termite inspection is included in the services.



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